Beeline Kazakhstan announced on commencement of sales of SIM cards with recorded digital signature (DS) in Astana and Almaty.
Availability of DS on SIM card enables citizens getting abstracts and services provided by m-Gov and e-Gov portal www.egov.kz.
“The main benefit of mobile DS is its simplicity, convenience and safety, because nobody would copy it or delete it from SIM card. Beeline Kazakhstan recipients will be able to sign applications on obtainment of e-services using any mobile phone model”, Asset Uaissov, Head of Services` Automation Department of Communication, Informatization and Information Committee under Ministry for Investment and Development of the Republic of Kazakhstan, told.
Smartphones` owners can obtain services through e-Gov app, which is available for iOS and Android platforms. Those citizens, who have push-button telephones, can obtain information via SMS requests.
Currently, over 80 various services are available in e-Gov mobile app and 30 of those requires digital signature. These services are as follows: obtainment of statement of residence, abstract on availability or absence of real property and abstract on pension contributions.
“We always strive to give opportunities to our customers and make their lives better. I am very happy that now our customers do not need to spend time on trips to different institutions and sitting in queues because with a digital signature on SIM card you can solve a lot of issues using just your smartphone”, Alexander Komarov, Chief Executive Director of Beeline Kazakhstan, told.
The cost of such SIM card from Beeline Kazakhstan is KZT 1500 with KZT 200 from this cost sent to recipient’s account. If Beeline Kazakhstan recipient already has SIM card, in this case he/she can change it on SIM card with crypto applet. The cost of SIM card change is KZT 1300. However, digital signature recorded on SIM card is not yet available for those recipients, who have transferred to Beeline from other mobile operators through MNP service.
Beeline Kazakhstan SIM cards with recorded digital signature can be purchased in sales offices, “Azbuka Svyazi” mobile shop and salespoints of Beeline network, the list of which can be found on www.beeline.kz.